Van Raay & Sons Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Kolthoorn Collection

Manufacturer: Van Raay & Sons

Year: c.1830

Geography: Amsterdam / Netherlands

Dimensions (cm): L=68 W=175 H=30

Current location: Not on display

General description: English double action in a mahogany case with decorative moulding and a rosewood nameboard. Ivory naturals with ebony sharps. English dampers with a crank damping system. Metal hitchpin plate with one bar. Divided bridge. The piano is single strung from CC-D while the rest is bichord; the bass strings are close-spun. The hammer heads have a layer of felt over a layer of leather.

Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-f4

Pedals: damper

Octaves: 6

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: Van Raay & Zonen / fecerunt / Amsterdam

Edition/serial number: 9266

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